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Welcome to Orleans ...

The village of Orleans is located in Harlan County.

The location of Orleans has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Orleans has a population of 383 people<2> (see below for details).

Orleans is 2,020 feet [616 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Orleans lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Orleans lies within the (308) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Orleans had a population of 386 people (or 11.28% of the total population of Harlan County). This makes Orleans the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Orleans represents 0.02% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 224th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 386 people, the population of Orleans decreased 9.18% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 425 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Orleans had an population of 383 people. This is a decrease of 0.78% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.88% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Orleans.

Communities near Orleans ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Orleans and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Long Island (KS)   [Map]   124   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Alma   [Map]   1,169   E   5 miles [8 km]
Atlanta   [Map]   131   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Beaver City   [Map]   577   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Edison   [Map]   127   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Huntley   [Map]   44   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Orleans.

Communities Also Named Orleans ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 19 communities that are also named Orleans - they are located in California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa (2), Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, South Dakota and Vermont.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Orleans.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Orleans. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Orleans. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Orleans. Our list includes 13 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Orleans:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Orleans ...

Looking for more information about Orleans? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Orleans, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Orleans.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Orleans. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Orleans.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Orleans - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Orleans) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Orleans. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Orleans

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Orleans. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1317, Longitude: -99.4551     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Orleans have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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